TB9 BB Lecture 3;How do we decide to act?

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1. Which of these is NOT a brain region involved in executive control?

  • ACC
  • Basal ganglia
  • Caudate nucleus and putamen
  • Ventromedial PFC
  • Posterior parietal cortex
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2. What is a common method of testing executive functioning?

  • Task switching (e.g Wisconsin Card sorting task)
  • Emotional Stroop task
  • Rey Figure copy task

3. What are parietal control systems which activate to behavioural actions related to the stimulus (not just the stimulus) involved in?

  • WM
  • Allocation of attention
  • TOM and empathy
  • Allocation of STM and LTM processes

4. Does damage to the ACC impair Stroop task?

  • No, suggesting ACC involved in motivation
  • Yes, suggesting integral role in conflict resolution

5. What are the three components of executive control processes?

  • Initating and shifting behaviour, Inhibiting behaviour, Simulating behaviour
  • Anticipation, decision making, inhibiting behaviour
  • Inhibiting behaviour, choosing behaviour, anticipating behaviour
  • Simulating behaviour, reasoning behaviour, decision making


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